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H.R. 6378 (115th): Pandemic and All-Hazards Preparedness and Advancing Innovation Act of 2018

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Source: Republican Policy Committee

H.R. 6378 strengthens and improves national public health preparedness and response activities and accelerates medical countermeasure research and development. In addition to providing important resources to hospitals, and state and local health departments, the legislation focuses on the needs of special populations including children, individuals with disabilities and seniors before and during a disaster or other all-hazards event. The bill codifies the Public Health Emergency Medical Countermeasure Enterprise, reauthorizes key programs necessary to respond to public health emergencies including the BioShield Special Reserve Fund, the Biomedical Advanced Research and ...

Sponsor and status

Susan Brooks

Sponsor. Representative for Indiana's 5th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Sep 26, 2018
Length: 166 pages
Jul 16, 2018
115th Congress, 2017–2019
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on September 25, 2018 but was never passed by the Senate.

See Instead

H.R. 7328 (same title)
Passed House (Senate next) — Dec 20, 2018



Jul 16, 2018

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Jul 18, 2018
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Sep 25, 2018
Passed House (Senate next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

H.R. 6378 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

This bill was introduced in the 115th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2017 to Jan 3, 2019. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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